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Perfect SAT: Ask me anything!

easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
Hey guys! I got a perfect SAT score last year, so if you have any questions, just let me know!
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Replies to: Perfect SAT: Ask me anything!

  • LindagafLindagaf Registered User Posts: 4,540 Senior Member
    Please share your best study tips. How did you approach the reading section?
  • perspectivestudeperspectivestude Registered User Posts: 79 Junior Member
    How do you get a perfect score
  • dignaciodignacio Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    How did you achieve a perfect score on the SAT? Also did you take any SAT subject test's and if so, which ones?
  • homerdoghomerdog Registered User Posts: 537 Member
    We would be curious about reading as well. Our S19 does pretty well but tends to have difficulty when two questions are grouped together - the first one asking a question about the text and the second one showing the evidence. If you get one wrong, you get the second one wrong as well. Any tips?
  • easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    I read really "slowly" so that i didn't need to read it again. however, I always finished the section with around 10 minutes of extra time to check my answers.
  • easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    Took math and chem got 800 math 2, 780 chem
  • easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    Just make sure you get the first one right. if you are deciding between 2, maybe answer the first q as one and the second as another. this way you only miss 1 question. and you can miss 1 question and still get perfect
  • dignaciodignacio Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    How did you study for the SAT subject tests? I want to take math level two and physics but I'm sure of what prep books to choose. Tips?
  • easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    I just did the practice tests at the end of the barrons book for chem(there were 4 and I got around 650 on all of them), and for math i just searched sat 2 math study guide and found random websites online @dignacio
  • TheBapeHead12TheBapeHead12 Registered User Posts: 17 New Member
    How'd you prepare in general. Did you study from books or khanacademy, and how much time did you spend each day?
  • easygoing1234easygoing1234 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    I studied from books only, spent around 2 hours a day for a week and massively plowed through the practice tests.
  • a20171a20171 Registered User Posts: 854 Member
    edited March 5
    I missed one math question on a particular SAT and got a 790 on the section so in some cases 1 question does mess you up. I tutor in the SAT and for the questions that ask for evidence, the question is always a basic recall question. You need an answer that very specifically answers the questions being asked and makes no inferences. For the evidence, don't really pay too much attention to the answer you got for the first question, Instead, read the four excerpts and choose which one answers the question most efficiently, not the one that supports your answer necessarily. That way, you are not fully committing yourself to that answer and kind of double checking. @homerdog this may help
  • homerdoghomerdog Registered User Posts: 537 Member
    @a20171 very helpful. I'll mention your tips to our S19. Makes a lot of sense that he would get these wrong since he tends to over analyze passages. I partly blame his teachers since that's all they do is analyze and analyze. They never just read anymore!
  • jentamjentam Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    Hi, Linda,
    Please provide tips as to how you got the perfect score. I am trying to get my 9th grader to get an early start. Did you take any programs like C2, MEK or Princeton reviews?
    Thanks.
    Jennifer
  • RavenclawStudentRavenclawStudent Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    Where did you get enough practice tests? I used various online ones for the PSAT and printed ones but had run out of practice tests. Also how did you manage the reading?
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